intervertebral disc

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Synonyms for intervertebral disc

a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)

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Because of how stress forces are usually placed on the intervertebral discs, bulging and herniation most often occur posterolaterally.
The protocol can be adapted to any intervertebral disc, taking into consideration the load changes and disc size.
However, in all such cases, the invariable involvement of intervertebral disc spaces has been seen.
Between each vertebrae are flexible, gel-like pads called intervertebral discs.
Total lumbar curvature, lumbar spine height, intervertebral disc height, intervertebral angle and posterior disc bulge were analyzed using Slice-o-Matic imaging software (Tomovision, Inc.
Physicians have described Schmorl's nodes in people when portions of an intervertebral disc bulge into weak spots on the endplate of a vertebra, which are typically only about 5 millimeters thick.
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy has become of immense value in the diagnosis of radiologically detected vertebral and intervertebral disc lesions.
Body height, obesity, and risk of herniated lumbar intervertebral disc.
Mobi-C is a metal and polyethylene mobile bearing prosthesis specifically designed as a low-profile cervical intervertebral disc replacement for both one and two level applications.
Objective: We hypothesize that within the intervertebral disc (IVD), a niche exists comprising the nucleus pulposus and the inner layer of the annulus fibrosus and the cartilage endplate.
The eSpin system is intended for cutting and grinding intervertebral disc material during discectomy for fusion procedures.
The intervertebral disc degeneration is responsible for syndromes such as chronic low back pain or neck pain that affects a large proportion of the adult population.
Alcaptonuria, ochronosis, arthritis and ruptured intervertebral disc complicated by homologous serum reaction.
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